With a bipartisan bill, Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) aims to give the government more power at the ports by updating regulations and green-lighting federal agencies to look deeper into alleged unfair practices.
A second bus of undocumented immigrants arrived in Washington from Texas Thursday. According to Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Texas), it’s part of his response to President Biden’s decision to end Title 42 expulsions.
Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney say they will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s “historic nomination” to the Supreme Court, bolstering bipartisan support for the first Black woman to be nominated for the court.
Thursday is nine-term Congressman Jeff Fortenberry's (R-Neb.) last day in office. He resigned after being convicted of several felonies related to an FBI investigation into illegal campaign contributions.
In what Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin, D-Ill., described as “a trial by ordeal,” Jackson spent her first day of hearings answering GOP concerns and highlighting her empathetic style on the bench.